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William Duane Horton, president of Scenic City Land Company, on Hillocks Farm update, at Friends of Hixson Community Breakfast Meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 8-9 a.m. at Creek's Bend Gold Club, 900 Hixson Pike, Hixson. Breakfast buffet and coffee is $8 per person. Contact David Queen at 423-875-5338 or for more information.

Jens Christensen with the Chattanooga Community Kitchen at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Dec. 1, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

Brett Billings, Senior Care Advisors, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Dec. 2, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

UGA President Jere Morehead at the Chattanooga Rotary Club.  Thursday, Dec. 3, noon at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

Jean-Marie Lawrence, MPA, ADA Title II, assessment coordinator at the Mayor's Office of Multicultural Affairs, at the Chattanooga Civitan Club.  Friday, Dec. 4, 11:45 a.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall. 

Ron Harris, director of corporate diversity for BCBST at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Dec. 8, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

Chris Devaney with the Children's Nutrition Program of Haiti at the Chattanooga Rotary Club.  Thursday, Dec. 10, noon at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

Ms. Tennessee Hannah Robison, for the annual Fruitcake Auction, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Dec. 11, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Lillee Wills, executive director of the Women's Fund, at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Dec. 15, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

Dr. Phillip Jackson with Erlanger North at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Jan. 12, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

David Butler with Habitat for Humanity at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Jan. 19, noon at the Mountain City Club. 

John Schroer, TDOT commissioner, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, E-Week Kick-Off Luncheon, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at UTC University Center. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Greg Diloreto, ASCE past president, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Award Banquet, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel.

Red Bank Commission Agenda For Tuesday

Here is the agenda for the Red Bank Commission meeting on Tuesday: I. Call to Order – Mayor John Roberts II. Roll Call – City Manager ___ Mayor Roberts, ___ Vice-Mayor Pierce, ___ Commissioner Causer, ___ Commissioner LeCompte, ___ Commissioner Pope III. Invocation – IV. Pledge of Allegiance – V. Consideration of the Minutes for approval or correction: A. November ... (click for more)

U.S. Postal Employee Arrested While On Duty On Drug Charges

A U.S. Postal employee was arrested on Friday while on duty for possession of heroin, methamphetamine and assorted drug paraphernalia.   After a several month investigation, agents from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Special Operations Division, arrested Gary Lee Thompson, 50, of Ooltewah. Thompson ... (click for more)

An Extra Helping Of Gratitude

After being thankful for the grace of God, my family and good health, this year I have an extra helping of gratitude to live in a special place called Chattanooga.   We endured the trauma of terrorism on July 16 and emerged more united and stronger than ever before.  We claim our heritage and celebrate our diversity like no other city in America.  We honor our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vote DesJarlais Out!

There are two good bills in both the Senate and the House of Representatives right now that are directly aimed at the sadistic villains who derive some sick pleasure out of torturing helpless Tennessee Walking Horses. They call it “soring,” where caustic materials are lathered into a horse’s forelegs and then wrapped in plastic so they’ll cook. Sometimes they use nails or screws ... (click for more)

Red Bank Girls Stay Unbeaten With 53-51 Win Over Soddy Daisy

The Red Bank Lionettes pulled out a 53-51 victory over the Soddy Daisy Lady Trojans on Tuesday night at Red Bank's Susan Ingram Thurman Gymnasium, but the win was more signicant for Red Bank coach Bailey McGinnis than probably any she'll celebrate the rest of the season. You see, her older brother Drew Lyness is the Soddy Daisy coach and he had bragging rights after winning both ... (click for more)

UTC Basketball: Women Host Arkansas State Tonight at 6:30 p.m.

The UTC women's basketball team (3-2) host undefeated Arkansas State (3-0) tonight at McKenzie Arena at 6:30 pm. The Mocs lost to Tennessee 59-57 Monday and host UT-Martin Saturday at 6 p.m. before No.1 UConn comes to town next Monday at 6:30 p.m. UTC is led by Keiana Gilbert with 12.6 pppg and Jas Joyner with 10.2 ppg. As a team, UTC is outscoring opponents, 56.2 to 52.6. ... (click for more)